Status of Net Metering and Open Access

Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory commission (RERC) has framed Net Metering Regulation -2015, notified in regulation No RERC/Secy/Reg-110 date 26.02.2015 and has published in Government Gazette Notification dated & with effective from 16.03.2015.

However, Most of states have released solar policies and regulations for Net Metering and grid connectivity of grid connected Rooftop & Small Solar Photovoltaic systems. To enhance installation of SPV roof top systems, many states provide incentives like subsidies and funds for domestic consumer and others. Government of Haryana and Tamil Nadu state have issued order for provision of roof top solar power plant (SPV) mandatory for government/ commercial buildings according to plot size or connecting loads.So there is requirement of regulations and orders for Net Metering like Haryana and Tamil Nadu states.

Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued an order for reducing transmission charges for inter-state open access solar projects in the state by 50 per cent.